The Resource Outer Banks shipwrecks : graveyard of the Atlantic, Mary Ellen Riddle, (ebook)

Outer Banks shipwrecks : graveyard of the Atlantic, Mary Ellen Riddle, (ebook)

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Outer Banks shipwrecks : graveyard of the Atlantic
Title
Outer Banks shipwrecks
Title remainder
graveyard of the Atlantic
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Mary Ellen Riddle
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eng
Summary
Ever since ships began navigating the coast of North Carolina, the area has maintained a reputation for being dangerous. Today, the region that stretches from the Currituck Outer Banks south to Bogue Banks is referred to as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic." From the 1585 grounding of the English ship Tiger off the Outer Banks to the 2012 loss of the Bounty, more than 2,000 shipwrecks have occurred in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Weather, geography, war, piracy, and human error have all contributed to this dense shipwreck zone. The stories behind the shipwrecks illustrate the best and worst of mankind, showing courage and compassion as well as the atrocities of war. This history informs readers about commerce, technology, war, environment, maritime life, and the complexity of the human element
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Midwest
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Riddle, Mary Ellen
Dewey number
910.452
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Images of America
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  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
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adult
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Outer Banks shipwrecks : graveyard of the Atlantic, Mary Ellen Riddle, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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text
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1 online resource
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9781439659885
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11947934
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remote
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11947934
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MWT11947934
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Outer Banks shipwrecks : graveyard of the Atlantic, Mary Ellen Riddle, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439659885
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11947934
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11947934
System control number
MWT11947934
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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